Officials Release Identities, Details, Into Successful Drug Raids
SPRING HILL – Yesterday RNRF reported the arrest of 8 suspects, after three separate search warrants were executed by Vice and Narcotics Detectives since Monday. (ORIGINAL REPORT)
Today Officials with the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office released the identities and charges related to those arrests.
Officials say after receiving neighborhood complaints Detectives were able to conduct undercover narcotics purchases with each of the suspects.
Jessica Santiago-Weber, 30, Alton Johnson, 35, and Michael Faccone, 57, were all arrested on Monday at 2162 Linwood Ave. A fourth suspect, 29-year-old Julio Feliciano, is wanted by authorities for unlawful use of a two way communication device.
A second search warrant was executed Wednesday at 2379 Summerfield Ave, where James Dabal, 31, Ryan Boyce, 25, Nicholas Hagar, 21, Brittany Behnke, 22, were all charged with various drug related crimes.
Yesterday Detectives charged Mark Henshaw, 31, and Jordan Potter, 23 while serving a search warrant at 6074 Nantucket Lane.
As reported yesterday, most of the charges are related to marijuana and prescription drug sales but Weber faces possession of methamphetamine.
Some of those charged were issued notices to appear in court, in lieu of being booked into County Jail.
In a statement, Sheriff Al Nienhuis said, “People’s possessions are not safe when a drug user is looking for money and local businesses cannot prosper without a sober workforce. Law enforcement and the families of drug users get to see, firsthand, how devastating drugs are to the drug user’s initiative and, consequently, the community’s economic recovery. The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to making sure the individuals responsible for peddling blight are held accountable.”
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